The 4 Disciplines of Execution®

Achieving your wildly important goals.

  • The 4 Disciplines Of Execution®5:46

    The 4 Disciplines Of Execution®

    The 4 Disciplines of Execution (4DX) is a simple, repeatable, and proven formula for executing on your most important strategic priorities in the midst of the whirlwind.

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  • Achieving Results in Unpredictable Times

    Achieving Results in Unpredictable Times

    In times of great uncertainty, leaders can freeze to the point of inaction or execute with excellence, increase trust, achieve more, and transform fear into engagement.

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  • Discipline 1: Focus On The Wildly Important

    Discipline 1: Focus On The Wildly Important

    Discipline 1: Focus on the Wildly Important - A wildly important goal (WIG) is a goal that can make all the difference. You're going to commit to apply a disproportionate amount of energy to it.

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  • How can I measure my team to make sure we reach our goal?1:07

    How can I measure my team to make sure we reach our goal?

    Not all actions are created equal. Thijs Westerink shares some advice to help you identify the right actions to measure to ensure you achieve your goals.

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  • All Actions Are Not Created Equal

    All Actions Are Not Created Equal

    Some actions simply have more impact than others and it is those that you want to identify and act on if you want to reach your goal. We call them lead measures.

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  • Discipline 2: Act On The Lead Measures

    Discipline 2: Act On The Lead Measures

    The discipline of leverage requires you to identify and act on the measures that are predictive of reaching your goal and that can be influenced by you and the team.

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  • Move Your Middle9:04

    Move Your Middle

    As companies, we have varying degrees of engagement and performance from our employees. How do we take the average engagement of our employees and move it to extraordinary engagement?

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  • How can I keep my most important strategy from failing?1:14

    How can I keep my most important strategy from failing?

    Successful leaders not only create a clear strategy, but they also execute it. Thijs Westerink shares some advice for leaders to increase engagement and drive strategy execution in this clip.

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  • Discipline 3: Keep A Compelling Scoreboard

    Discipline 3: Keep A Compelling Scoreboard

    The discipline of engagement requires you to create a players' scoreboard so that members of the team can easily tell whether they are winning or losing.

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  • How can I prevent employees from slipping into old behaviors?1:35

    How can I prevent employees from slipping into old behaviors?

    FranklinCovey’s Senior Vice President of Sales U.S. and Canada, Jennifer Colosimo, shares the most effective way to prevent the regression of employees into undesirable behaviors.

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  • Focusing The Organization - Opryland5:58

    Focusing The Organization - Opryland

    The Opryland is a great example of how WIGs can be aligned across multiple levels of an organization to create powerful results.

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  • Focus Traps

    Focus Traps

    The quickest way to kill execution: lose focus or over-goal your team or your organization.

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  • Discipline 4: Create A Cadence Of Accountability

    Discipline 4: Create A Cadence Of Accountability

    The discipline of commitment requires you to hold regularly scheduled team meetings where members make and keep commitments to each other to execute on the wildly important goal.

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  • How can I help my team focus on what is most important?1:29

    How can I help my team focus on what is most important?

    Jennifer Colosimo, FranklinCovey's Senior Vice President of Sales for US and Canada, shares some tips to help leaders narrow their focus on critical goals.

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  • The Strategy Map4:01

    The Strategy Map

    The 4 Disciplines of Execution is one of the best leadership tools needed to effectively execute on strategy. This video outlines the strategy map and how it can help your organization.

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  • Introduction to 4DX OS3:12

    Introduction to 4DX OS

    The 4 Disciplines of Execution is currently the most popular book on execution. Watch this video to learn why.

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  • Execution Overview 16:00

    Execution Overview

    Learn to execute with excellence. Watch an in-depth overview of The 4 Disciplines of Execution to learn how you can achieve your organization’s strategies.

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  • Execution in Production and Operations

    Execution in Production and Operations

    How The 4 Disciplines of Execution have been used to create dramatic results in production and operations environments.

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  • The 4 Disciplines of Execution Operating System

    The 4 Disciplines of Execution Operating System

    Read about the self-paced approach to implementing The 4 Disciplines of Execution with your team.

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  • Chris McChesney Shares the Importance of Playing a High-Stakes, Winnable Game1:33

    Chris McChesney Shares the Importance of Playing a High-Stakes, Winnable Game

    In this clip, Chris shares the importance of playing a high-stakes, winnable game in the workplace.

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